North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust, Non-executive Director

Announced
Body: NHS Improvement
Appointing Department: NHS Improvement
Sectors: Charity & Public Sector, Health
Location: North Cumbria
Skills required: Audit and Risk
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £6,157 pa
Time Requirements: Equivalent to 2 to 3 days a month

Announcement

An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

NHS Improvement is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff O’Neill from 9 November 2018 to 8 November 2020 as Non-executive Director of North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust. He is entitled to receive a remuneration of £6,157 per annum.

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Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched

    27/09/2018

  • Closed for Applications

    23/10/2018 at 11:00

  • Panel Sift

    TBC

  • Final Interview Date

    01/11/2018

  • Announcement

    15/11/2018

Vacancy Description

We are recruiting a Non-executive Director for North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in your community.

Person Specification

You will need to have a genuine commitment to patients and the promotion of excellent health care services. You will have recent, relevant finance experience gained in a large and complex organisation with the capacity to Chair the Audit & Risk Committee, preferably, with a financial qualification.

You will need to be able to demonstrate you can use your experience to:

  • work alongside other non-executives and executive colleagues as an equal member of the board
  • bring independence, external perspectives, skills and challenge to strategy development
  • hold the executive to account by providing purposeful, constructive scrutiny and challenge
  • shape and actively support a healthy culture for the trust

All non-executive directors must champion the standards of public life – by upholding the highest standards of conduct and displaying the principles of selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership.

As a future NHS leader, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the range of behaviours required to contribute effectively in this board level role.  These are outlined in the NHS Leadership Academy’s Healthcare Leadership Model.

You will need to be able to demonstrate you can use your experience to:

  • work alongside other non-executives and executive colleagues as an equal member of the board
  • bring independence, external perspectives, skills and challenge to strategy development
  • hold the executive to account by providing purposeful, constructive scrutiny and challenge
  • shape and actively support a healthy culture for the trust

All non-executive directors must champion the standards of public life – by upholding the highest standards of conduct and displaying the principles of selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership.

As a future NHS leader, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the range of behaviours required to contribute effectively in this board level role.  These are outlined in the NHS Leadership Academy’s Healthcare Leadership Model.

Applicants should live in or have strong connections with Cumbria.

We value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all and appointments made on merit. We believe that the best boards are those that reflect the communities they serve.

We particularly welcome applications from women, people from the local black and minority ethnic communities, and disabled people who we know are under-represented in chair and non-executive roles.

Our recruitment processes are conducted in accordance with the Code of Governance to ensure that they are made on merit after a fair and open process so that the best people, from the widest possible pool of candidates, are appointed.

Additional Information

  • The Trust – For an informal and confidential discussion with Gina Tiller, the Chair of the Trust, please contact Jacky Stockdale on 01228 814010 or contact Daniel Scheffer, Company Secretary on 01228 603013
  • NHS Improvement – for general enquiries contact Miriam Walker on 0300 123 2959 or by emailing miriam.walker@nhs.net

How to Apply

If you wish to be considered for this role please provide:

  • a CV that includes your address and contact details, highlighting and explaining any gaps in your employment history
  • a supporting statement that highlights your motivation for applying and your understanding of the NHS and the role. You should outline your personal responsibility and achievement within previous roles and how your experience matches the person specification
  • the names, positions, organisations and contact details for three referees. Your referees should be individuals in a line management capacity, and cover your most recent employer, any regulated health or social care activity or where roles involved children or vulnerable adults.  Your references may be taken prior to interview and may be shared with the selection panel
  • please complete and return the monitoring information form which accompanies this pack and is available for download

Please tell us about any dates when you will not be available.

Please forward your completed application to NHSI.Chairsandneds@nhs.net

Attachments
N1789 Monitoring Form
N1789 Information Pack
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